21 May 2016 – RYA Push the Boat Out – a Result

RYA Push the Boat Out

This year the Royal Forth Yacht Club  hosted an Open Day under the RYA Push the Boat Out banner.

On Saturday 21 May we had upwards of 100 visitors at Granton Harbour with about 90 people signing up for a trip in either a sailing boat or a RIB.  Members and visitors alike hugely enjoyed the day and there was a great buzz about the place.

This was an opportunity for anybody who hadn’t tried sailing, or who has been out of it for  Passing back up the harbour after the finish

a long time, to come and try it.  The Royal  Forth yacht Club has a wide range of members with a variety of boats and  we are keen to share our sport with newcomers.

As well as giving visitors the opportunity to try one or more boats, there was plenty of on the water activity for visitors to watch.


The programme:
12:00 Gates open and Registration for activities starts
13:00 Heat 1 for the Outram Trophy – Sea Cadets rowing race
13:20 RIBs demonstration
14:00 Heat 2 for the Outram Trophy – Sea Cadets rowing race
14:20 RFYC Cadets in Toppers and Sea Cadets Picos on the water
15:00 Heat 3 for the Outram Trophy – Sea Cadets rowing race
15:30 RNLI Queensferry Lifeboat on site
16:00 Final for the Outram Trophy – Sea Cadets rowing race
17:00 Presentation of the Outram Trophy
18:00 Gates close

Opportunities to try sailing in

single handed Humdinger keelboats, or ride in the RIBs.

Robyn Honda Rib

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  1. Practice Points

    Monday, April 23 @ 6:30 pm
  2. Cadet training on shore

    Tuesday, April 24 @ 7:00 pm
  3. Rusty Racers rules night and social

    Wednesday, April 25 @ 7:00 pm
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    Sunday, May 6
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